English Literature

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code KE18
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

  • A study of Literary Genre: The Gothic
  • Study of Shakespeare
  • Study of Literature Across Time (pre 1900; post 1900)
  • Study of Literary Criticism
  • Coursework in response to Critical Theory on a self-chosen theme
  • Study in preparation for an Unseen Text in the examination

This will include the study of at least nine texts across the two years, and the writing of critical and analytical essays about these texts individually and comparatively. The course will also include preparation for the more individualised coursework element where two essays will be produced of between 2500-3000 words in total.

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How will it be delivered?

Paper 1: Shakespeare and Pre-1900s Texts

Paper 2: Comparative and Contextual Study: The Gothic

Coursework: Post-1900 Literature (independent assignments)

Entry requirements

You will have gained grade 6 or above in both English Language and English Literature. You will be someone who finds reading rewarding and reads widely and independently outside of school. You will also be somebody who enjoys analysing language and the meanings behind texts across the literary genres (poetry, prose, drama), and from different time periods.

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Your next steps...

A qualification in this subject is valuable for any university Arts, Social Sciences, Linguistics or Humanities degree course. If you want to follow and English Studies course at university, it is recommended that you also complete an A-level course in Language. 

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